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Gabrielle Giffords Returns to D.C. to Kick-start Gun CampaignFormer congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to help kick-start a longshot campaign to expand criminal background checks to all commercial firearms sales.
Americans Don't Want More Gun Control, Says Poll From Gun LobbyThe National Sports Shooting Foundation says it commissioned the poll to counter claims of widespread support for more gun control legislation.
Giffords To Attend New York Gun ShowFormer U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.
Law Enforcers to Help with Gun Background Checks Maryland State Police says officers from several law enforcement agencies will help troopers conduct background checks for people applying to buy guns.
McDonnell Loses His Mansion's Chef After Realizing No Background Check DoneGov. Bob McDonnell's office says it didn't request a background check on the former Executive Mansion chef who left amid a Virginia State Police investigation.